Rabat, Morocco – (African Boulevard News) – Zakaria Ouazane, the star player for Morocco’s Under-17 football team, has given credit to his teammates for their calm and composed performance under pressure. In a recent interview, Ouazane spoke about the team’s successful performance in the TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-final against Algeria, which they won 3-0.
Calmness under pressure has always been a hallmark of successful teams, and Morocco’s U-17 team was no exception. Despite the intense pressure of playing in a must-win game of the AFCON quarterfinals, Ouazane’s team managed to remain calm and composed throughout the match. As Ouazane explained, “The whole team was very calm under pressure. We knew that the Algerians would put us under pressure in the first few minutes of the game, but we were prepared for that.”
The Moroccan team’s calmness and composure allowed them to dominate the match from the outset. Ouazane, who scored two of the three goals in the match, was full of praise for his teammates for their hard work and dedication. “We had a game plan, and we executed it perfectly. Every player knew their role and responsibilities, and we knew what we had to do to win the match,” he added.
With their quarterfinal win, Morocco’s U-17 team has advanced to the semi-finals of the AFCON. They will face off against another formidable opponent, Ivory Coast. Ouazane knows that the semi-final match will be another test of his team’s mental strength and composure, but he is confident that they can emerge victorious again. “We are taking this one game at a time. We will be ready for whatever Ivory Coast throws at us, and we will play our hearts out to win the match.”
Morocco’s U-17 team has shown that they have what it takes to go all the way in the AFCON. Their calmness under pressure, their teamwork, and their fighting spirit have been the keys to their success so far. As they prepare for their semi-final match against Ivory Coast, they will need to continue to draw on those same qualities if they hope to emerge victorious and bring home the trophy.
In conclusion, the key to success both in sports and in life is remaining calm under pressure and having confidence in one’s abilities. Morocco’s U-17 team demonstrated these qualities during their quarter-final match against Algeria, and they will need to draw on them again in their upcoming semi-final showdown against Ivory Coast. With the right mindset and a deep belief in themselves, there is no doubt that they can achieve greatness and bring home the trophy.